Many states across the country have either allowed or are drafting legislation to allow for legal sports betting. Under the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992, sports gambling was prohibited under federal law. On May 14, 2018, the Supreme Court struck down PASPA as illegally commandeering the states, paving the way for states to legalize sports betting.
This post was originally published on the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal website on October 6, 2019. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.
Schonbrun, Benjamin, "The Dangers of Legalized Sports Betting and Fantasy Sports" (2019). AELJ Blog. 204.